Build Up From The Back: Technical Warm UpWatch this video on thecoachingmanual.com
4 players line up as a defensive back-four.
1 midfielder plays in front.
Teams play the ball across the back four, using the midfielder when possible, then 'escape' through one of the gates in the wide areas.
The escaping defender can recycle the ball or rotate with the midfielder.
Encourage two-touch play where possible to develop speed of play.
- With what surface should we to strike and receive the pass?
- Where should the first touch be?
- How should the receiver’s body shape be?
- What verbal cues should the players be giving each other?